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Hybridity keeps me from being rigid about most things. It has taught me to appreciate the contradictions in the world and in my life. I scavenge from the best.
Jessica Hagedorn

Meaning of "hybridity" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HYBRIDITY

hybridity  [haɪˈbrɪdɪtɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HYBRIDITY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Hybridity is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HYBRIDITY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Hybridity

Hybridity refers in its most basic sense to mixture. The term originates from biology and was subsequently employed in linguistics and in racial theory in the nineteenth century. Its contemporary uses are scattered across numerous academic disciplines and is salient in popular culture. This article explains the history of hybridity and its major theoretical discussion amongst the discourses of race, post-colonialism, Identity, anti-racism & multiculturalism, and globalization. This article illustrates the development of hybridity rhetoric from biological to cultural discussions.

Definition of hybridity in the English dictionary

The definition of hybridity in the dictionary is the state or quality of being a mixture of two things.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HYBRIDITY


acidity
əˈsɪdɪtɪ
acridity
əˈkrɪdɪtɪ
aridity
əˈrɪdɪtɪ
comorbidity
ˌkəʊmɔːˈbɪdɪtɪ
cupidity
kjuːˈpɪdɪtɪ
floridity
flɒˈrɪdɪtɪ
fluidity
fluːˈɪdɪtɪ
humidity
hjuːˈmɪdɪtɪ
invalidity
ˌɪnvəˈlɪdɪtɪ
liquidity
lɪˈkwɪdɪtɪ
morbidity
mɔːˈbɪdɪtɪ
putridity
ˌpjuːˈtrɪdɪtɪ
rapidity
rəˈpɪdɪtɪ
rigidity
rɪˈdʒɪdɪtɪ
scabridity
skəˈbrɪdɪtɪ
semiaridity
ˌsɛmɪəˈrɪdɪtɪ
stupidity
stjuːˈpɪdɪtɪ
torridity
tɒˈrɪdɪtɪ
turbidity
tɜːˈbɪdɪtɪ
viridity
vɪˈrɪdɪtɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HYBRIDITY

hybrid
hybrid antibody
hybrid bill
hybrid car
hybrid computer
hybrid rock
hybrid system
hybrid vigour
hybridisable
hybridisation
hybridiser
hybridism
hybridist
hybridizable
hybridization
hybridize
hybridizer
hybridoma
hybridous
hybris

WORDS THAT END LIKE HYBRIDITY

absolute humidity
avidity
face validity
flaccidity
frigidity
gravidity
hyperacidity
insipidity
lividity
lucidity
modulus of rigidity
nudity
placidity
rancidity
relative humidity
solidity
specific humidity
superfluidity
timidity
validity
viscidity

Synonyms and antonyms of hybridity in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «hybridity» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HYBRIDITY

Find out the translation of hybridity to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of hybridity from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «hybridity» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

杂糅
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

hibridez
570 millions of speakers

English

hybridity
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

hybridity
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

التهجين
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

гибридность
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

hibridismo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বর্ণসঙ্করতা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

hybridité
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Hibriditi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Hybridität
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

雑種
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

잡종성
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Hibrida
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lai ghép
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

hybridity
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

संकरितपणा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

melezlik
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ibridismo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

hybrydyczność
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

гибридность
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

hibrid
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

υβριδισμός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

hibriditeit
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

hybriditet
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

hybriditet
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of hybridity

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HYBRIDITY»

The term «hybridity» is regularly used and occupies the 71.358 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HYBRIDITY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about hybridity

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2 QUOTES WITH «HYBRIDITY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word hybridity.
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Jessica Hagedorn
Hybridity keeps me from being rigid about most things. It has taught me to appreciate the contradictions in the world and in my life. I scavenge from the best.
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Natasha Trethewey
I am interested in 18th century natural philosophy, science, particularly botany, the study of hybridity in plants and animals, which, of course, then allows me to consider the hybridity of language.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HYBRIDITY»

Discover the use of hybridity in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to hybridity and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Hybridity: Limits, Transformations, Prospects
Critical reevaluation of the concept of hybridity within postcolonial studies.
Anjali Prabhu, 2012
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Reconstructing Hybridity: Post-colonial Studies in Transition
This interdisciplinary collection of critical articles seeks to reassess the concept of hybridity and its relevance to post-colonial theory and literature.
Joel Kuortti, Jopi Nyman, 2007
3
Hybridity, OR the Cultural Logic of Globalization
Hybridity is almost a good idea, but not quite. — Nicholas Thomas Hybridity is a risky notion. It comes without guarantees. Rather than a single idea or a unitary concept, hybridity is an association of ideas, concepts, and themes that at once ...
Kraidy, 2007
4
Critical Perspectives on Contemporary Painting: Hybridity, ...
Comprising examples of artwork and a series of essays, this collection examines and assesses the current status of painting within global contemporary art.
Jonathan P. Harris, 2003
5
National Belongings: Hybridity in Italian Colonial and ...
The contributors address the gap in Italian colonial/postcolonial studies by examining how different notions of hybridity can help illuminate the specific nature & circumstances of the Italian colonial & postcolonial condition.
Jacqueline Andall, Derek Duncan, 2010
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Cultural Hybridity
All the same, their personal experience of life in different cultures, or living between different cultures, surely underlies their concern with questions of hybridity.9 Indeed, Latin America has seemed to many people to be the hybrid region par ...
Peter Burke, 2013
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Multiculturalism and Hybridity in African Literatures
This volume of essays covers all phases and geographical areas of African literature, including lesser known areas such as oral literature, literature written in African languages and Lusophone literature.
Hal Wylie, Bernth Lindfors, 2000
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Performing Hybridity
The authors represented in this volume use different forms of performative writing to question this process, to ask how the production of new political identities destabilizes ideas about gender, sexuality, and the nation in the public ...
May Joseph, Jennifer Fink, 1999
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Hybridity and Its Discontents: Politics, Science, Culture
There are significant numbers of white people who explicitly reject the possibility of cultural hybridity, even while they unconsciously engage with it on a day-to- day basis, experiencing and living through many hybrid moments. Some are ...
Avtar Brah, Annie Coombes, 2005
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Diaspora and Hybridity
Why are they pivotal concepts in contemporary debates on race, culture and society? This book is an exhaustive, politically inflected, assessment of the key debates on diaspora and hybridity.
Virinder Kalra, Raminder Kaur, John Hutnyk, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HYBRIDITY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term hybridity is used in the context of the following news items.
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Museum & Gallery Listings for July 17-23 - The New York Times
In this case, though, a smaller, better show is all but buried: a nuanced historical essay on cultural hybridity, the mixing of styles and ideas over ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
2
Treasure Ships: Art in the Age of Spices - InDaily | Adelaide News
The demand inspired the creation of art styles whose hybridity, merging Western and Eastern aesthetics, often appears surprisingly modern. «InDaily, Jul 15»
3
We Contain Multitudes: the Hybrid Identities of Andrea Crespo
... navigates the boundaries between these two roles in a post-eXistenZ, post-internet, cultural climate: one a bit more comfortable with hybridity ... «ArtSlant, Jul 15»
4
Joss Stone: Water For Your Soul Review :: Music :: Reviews :: Paste
Conversely, “Love Me” features a more gentle, submerging reggae influence. Later, “Stuck on You” plays with African/Appalachian hybridity, ... «Paste Magazine, Jul 15»
5
From Retribution to Restoration in Sierra Leone: Fambul Tok's Drive …
... country's many provinces to listen to grievances; it also endeavored to use its hybridity to strike a balance between local customs and international norms and ... «Student Pulse, Jul 15»
6
The Quietus | News | CTM 2016 Theme Announced
... present and recent past in order to explore the central roles that this hybridity and relational geography now plays in the global music scene. «The Quietus, Jul 15»
7
OutDoor 2015 to focus on climate comfort, hybridity and functionality
Hybridity, mixing of different fabrics and materials for lightweight and versatility is a further important issue. Down expert Yeti is presenting a ... «Innovation in Textiles, Jul 15»
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Museum & Gallery Listings for July 10-16
In this case, though, a smaller, better show is all but buried: a nuanced historical essay on cultural hybridity, the mixing of styles and ideas over ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
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Michael Yahgulanaas's new art piece SEI unveiled at Vancouver …
"One of the things that I'm really in search after some 20 years of being an artist is hybridity. I'm wanting to take my cultural inheritance as a ... «CBC.ca, Jul 15»
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Renowned poet Claudia Rankine to join English department
I'm hoping there will be room for more experimental classes that incorporate hybridity in writing.” Rankine said that in the classroom she is ... «USC News, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Hybridity [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/hybridity>. Oct 2020 ».
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